- generally recognized as safe: a status label assigned by the FDA to a listing of substances (GRAS list) not known to be hazardous to health and thus approved for use in foods.
Origin of GRAS
First recorded in 1970–75
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Examples from the Web for gras
See the former first lady as you probably never have before: in Mardi Gras beads and glasses.Ryan Gosling, Alec Baldwin, Bristol Palin & More Viral Videos (VIDEO)
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Gras gives 1.35 quarters as the acre produce, or nearly 11 bushels.The Enclosures in England
The question to be determined was, whether it was 'maigre' or 'gras'.
The second expedition before sunset, Gras, shall be given up.Arachne, Complete
We then had the Gras carbine, which has long since been discarded.Trooper 3809
A small straw or pipe of gras may be substituted for the glass pipe.How to Stuff Birds and Animals
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